July 2016 Edina Magazine

In the July issue add some sizzle to your summer with delicious grilled dishes, plus find out how Premier Sport Psychology helps athletes maximize their mental potential.

July is national grilling month. It’s time to pay homage to grilling. These days grilling goes way beyond hot dogs and hamburgers in the backyard. You’ll be amazed at the range of grilled choices in Edina, from meat to salads to cupcakes and more.


The Explore Edina visitors’ bureau sponsored a spring fashion show at Edina Country Club that combined styles for men and women from Galleria, Southdale Center and shops at 50th and France.


In 1996, former athletic director for Edina High School Steve Dove reached out to Sun Current sportswriter John Sherman with an idea. He suggested they create a Hall of Fame to honor some of Edina’s great athletes.


Many families daydream about someday building a custom home. But when an opportunity arises, the myriad architectural and style choices can confound even the most sophisticated homebuyer.


If you’ve recently been proposed to or are planning to celebrate a special anniversary, birthday, promotion—who really needs an excuse for a party?—Edina has some great venues to host your next event. Here are five of Edina’s finest party places:


In her new collection of linked stories, The Enigma of Iris Murphy, Edina librarian and writer Maureen Millea Smith constructs the world of single mother and Nebraska public defender Iris Murphy. Many characters chime in to tell Iris’ tale.


Dan Hoedeman is a natural goalkeeper. He guarded the real estate around soccer goals up through his collegiate career, and Hoedeman continues to tend goals—greater ones—as a cofounder of the Minneapolis City Soccer Club (MCSC).


Dr. Justin Anderson is a licensed sports psychologist and owner of Premier Sport Psychology in Edina. According to Anderson, the sports psychology field is growing and becoming essential for many athletes.


Looking for some great ideas to transform your already beautiful landscape into an ethereal dreamscape?


Enjoy a more flavorful cookout with a few tips and recipes from Clancey’s Meats & Fish and Cooks of Crocus Hill.


Cap off your 4th of July celebration with a sparkling spectacle at Rosland Park. Sponsored by Fairview Southdale, partnered with the City of Edina and the Edina Community Fund, this fireworks show is sure to be a powder keg of excitement.


Edina Magazine art director Lauren Greenberg likely didn’t long for the office while on a tropical vacation, but at least she didn’t leave us completely behind!


Look no further than Centennial Lakes Park for a beautiful walk and a reconnection to nature. Most days in summer, you’ll also find exciting musical acts.


Edina residents Austin and Amanda Wagner have been long-time fans of Beaujos Wine Bar & Bistro. “This is just a place we’ve always loved and been connected to,” says Amanda.


For many children, weather can seem like a chaotic and random phenomenon. KARE 11 meteorologist Belinda Jensen hopes to change that notion with her new series, Bel the Weather Girl.